This database contains 6 studies, archived under the term: "attitude to health"
Sleep in dementia caregivers and the effect of a nighttime monitoring system
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine if a nighttime home monitoring system, designed to track the movements of a care recipient with dementia, would relieve worry and improve sleep in caregivers of persons with dementia.; Design and Methods: In this controlled clinical trial, 49 dementia caregivers were followed for up to 1 […]
Effect of music on pain for home-dwelling persons with dementia
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of music on pain for home-dwelling persons with dementia. A quasiexperimental design was used. Fifteen subjects listened to their preferred music for 30 minutes before peak agitation time, for 2 days per week, followed by no music for 2 weeks. The process was repeated once. […]
Promoting health in early-stage dementia: evaluation of a 12-week course
This project tested a 12-week health promotion course for older adults with early-stage dementia. In a quasi-experimental design, participants were assigned by site to intervention group or control group and evaluated at two time points. Mini-Mental State Examination scores, Geriatric Depression Scale scores, health behaviors, plus several measures of psychological well-being were used in this […]